Mercy Health System’s bariatric program is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the ASMBS. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts provides comprehensive services and evaluations to respond to the multi-faceted challenges of obesity. Our surgeons are trained in the latest advances in bariatric surgery, including: gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional surgery. We provide each patient with an extensive medical and psychological evaluation which includes a sleep study and pre-operative laboratory and diagnostic testing. Treatment for obesity continues after bariatric surgery with an array of nutritional, exercise and counseling services.
We are seeking to recruit a surgeon who is fellowship trained in Bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery to help build the program at Nazareth Hospital. Ability to perform general surgery is also a must especially while the surgeon builds and develops the bariatric program. Call will be one in three—moving to one in four.
This employed position includes a competitive salary and incentive, including malpractice coverage, paid vacation and CME, health and dental insurance, a 403(b) plan. Located in the northwestern suburbs of Philadelphia, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities. There is quick access to historic Philadelphia with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants. Beaches, mountains, New York City and Washington, DC are also just a short drive away.